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A Guide to Becoming a successful mediator

Divorced couples, business partners, and injured employees might be more than happy to settle a dispute out of court. However, for both parties to reach a resolution, they might need a mediator to help them find a mutually-beneficial outcome. However, the mediator’s...

Why use a workplace mediator?

An employment tribunal can cost an employer upwards of £15000. It can also cost an employee a large amount and they have no guarantee of receiving payment of an award by the employer. Statistics from ACAS show that employment tribunal claims are on the up. The number...

More great feedback

Blowing one’s own trumpet It is always good to achieve a settlement in a mediation but also nice to get feedback from the parties such as the following today: “I think Peter was excellent – he understood our position very well and worked with the other party who was...

What are the risks of no deal?

No I’m not talking about Brexit for a change but rather the risks of not recording all the terms of a deal after a mediation but relying upon simple “heads of agreement” or an agreement to agree. Frequently in property cases, for example, the parties cannot finalise...